Tag: Shoreditch events

Converse One Star Hotel on Friday 16 and Saturday 17 February 2018

Welcome to a hotel like you’ve never experienced before. The Converse One Star Hotel is two days of the freshest sounds, style and sneakers served with a smile. 🏨

Go down and explore five floors of exclusive sneaker drops, rooms curated by the likes of A$AP Nast, Yung Lean & MadeMe and a series of special guests rolling through.

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Located in the heart of picturesque Shoreditch, proud to offer:

  • Loud neighbours and zero sleep
  • Staff with attitude
  • All-nighters in shoebox rooms
  • The freshest sneakers as standard
  • Queues round the block for the gift shop

www.onestarhotel.london

Location:
151-155 Wimbourne Street, London N1 6TA

Times:
12pm – 6pm and 8pm till late

Price:
Free! Book online

We Are Now festival @ Rich Mix / from Friday 1st until Saturday 2nd September 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Friday 18:00 – midnight
Saturday 14:00 – 01:00

@ Rich Mix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA

Tickets: individual shows from £5, weekend tickets £55 book online

www.wearenowfestival.com
www.richmix.org.uk/festivals/we-are-now-festival

Exploring the creative use of technology in performing arts to create sensory experiences. The two day event will host a dynamic programme of boundary pushing theatre, interactive installations, 1-1 virtual reality performance, interactive audio theatre and a late night show harnessing the sonic capabilities of the Tesla Coil.

Performing over the course of the weekend will be the likes of Circa69, XFRMR by Robbie Thomson, Silvia Mercuriali, Tit4Twat Theatre, Produced Moon and exhibits from graduates of Digital Art Computing at Goldsmiths.

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Last Days of Shoreditch @ Old Street / until 27th August 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors:
Thu 17:00 – 11:30
Fri 17:00 – 00:00
Sat: 15:00 – 00:00

@ Last Days of Shoreditch Rivera, 288 Old Street, London EC1V 9LA

Tickets: free entry to most events but advance tickets strongly recommended! Book online

www.lastdaysofshoreditch.co.uk

Arriving in the heart of East London this with a sensational summer programme of beats, bars and beach life.

A collaboration between culture veterans RED Gallery (Old Street) and Rob Star (Eastern Electrics / mulletover / Star pubs), kick back every Thursday, Friday and Saturday with a massive selection of global talent, expect cocktails, craft beer bars alongside mouthwatering food stalls as well as a mezzanine restaurant and terrace bar from Ben Spalding and his Puzzle Project team.

The Shoreditch Riviera will have its own urban beach overlooked by palm trees and decking, alongside karaoke room powered by Lucky Voice and private spaces available to hire making it the ideal spot for summer hedonism.

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Events coming up:
Friday 9th June
The Date
Stuart Patterson, Tim Keenoy with special guest Martin Lodge

Thursday 22nd June
Sugo DJs

Friday 23rd June
Size Doesn’t Matter
Si Kurrage, Mr Shiver, Mastomic Vs Mucho Souls, Alan Aka Arscott , Ket Sha and Stuart Tolliday

Saturday 1st July
Arts House
Artwork plus guests

Friday 7th July
Soundcrash
Special guests

Saturday 8th July
Art’s House
Artwork plus guests

Saturday 22nd July
Art’s House
Artwork plus guests

Thursday 3rd August
The Diaz Brothers presents DitchCoteque
Bon Bradbury (for PBR Streetgang)

Saturday 5th August
Maribou State pre party
Maribou State plus guests

Share The Love @ Junkyard Golf Club / Tuesday 14th February 2017 ❤️?

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 4:00pm-11:00pm

@ The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

Tickets: £9.50 per person, per game book online

www.junkyardgolfclub.co.uk

Crazy golf fans ‘Share The Love’ at a Valentine’s Day celebration raising money for Love Specs, aka Love Support Unite, a charity sustainably supporting communities in Malawi. All ticket revenue taken at Junkyard’s Brick Lane, London venue will be donated to the charity.

In 2016 Junkyard Golf Club raised £13,000 for their partner charity, Love Support Unite, and in 2017 Junkyard is aiming even higher. The first of these feel-good fundraisers arrives in the form of ‘Share The Love’, a Valentine’s Day celebration open to all, couples, singles, friends and more. As per usual lip-smacking cocktails, danceable tunes and of course a whole host of crazy golf courses to master will be on offer – alongside the chance to make a huge difference to communities in Malawi. On a day stereotypically associated with chocolates, fancy restaurants, diamonds and more material spending, ‘Share The Love’ is a chance to do something different.

Anita Witek @ L’etangere gallery / until 2nd May 2015

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: Wed-Sat 11am-6pm

@ L’etangere gallery, 44a Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3PD

Free entry

www.letrangere.net

First UK solo exhibition of the celebrated Austrian artist, Anita Witek. The show, which encompasses installation, montage and photography is concerned with the production and representation of images within the field of photography, and will be displayed in a series of constructed spaces within the gallery.

From sculptural installation to photomontage, Witek renders multiple slippages between two and three dimensionality. It is this process of simultaneously ‘making’ and ‘breaking’ space, of moving within and beyond the pictorial plane and also the inside/outside spaces of the gallery itself, that reveals the innately artificial and mimetic nature of the photographic medium.

Central to Witek’s practice is the artistic process of photomontage. Her extensive archive of printed matter, consisting of contemporary and historical magazines, newspapers, found books, and posters, provide the material for her working process. By dissecting, detaching and cutting into these materials Witek not only interferes with the tension of their surfaces, but also questions and destabilises their initial content.

Witek has recently continued this de-contextualisation of the imagery with which we are consistently bombarded through the use of the material on which billboard advertisements are printed. These large-scale, consumer-driven bulletins are recycled and reformed into the artist’s colour palette; the original image becomes lost within the sculptural installation that the viewer is left with. Witek’s process comments on contemporary modes of image- making and the potentially endless chains of derivatives to which one single photograph is subject to. No longer is the index embedded within the signifying photograph, but instead it becomes just one step in a continuous flux of material; its context and history is constantly subject to re-appropriation.

Although Witek’s images may be anti-narrative in the traditional sense, being devoid of any visual connections between speaking subjects, this rupture allows for the temporal perception of the spectator to be brought forward. As the gaze moves over the image, deducing and carving a pathway through its many layers, Witek releases what avant-garde filmmaker, Malcolm Le Grice, calls ‘spectator time’: vision as function.

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